Janet Brien

Janet Brien

Posted on 08/21/2016


Photo taken on June  9, 2013


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yellow
Tagetes
Marigold
blossom
flower
bokeh
project
Ashland
dap
366 Project
Garden Tour
Daily Archive Photo
Canon 100 mm 2.8L


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231/366: Creamy Marigold

231/366: Creamy Marigold
There is a reason that Marigolds are such a popular flower. On top of the fact that they are lovely, they are resistant to many insects, and they are also resistant to deer and other nibbling visitors. They come in a variety of shapes, sizes and colors and are easy to grow.

This cream-colored beauty was found on my Ashland Garden Tour, and the late afternoon light made it easy to get a picture that highlighted the subtle color of this flower, and I lucked out with a nice background for contrast.

If you'd like to learn more about Marigolds, Wikipedia has a very nice article to get you started: Wiki: Marigolds

Trudy Tuinstra, Rambonp, yokopakumayoko Francesco, Puzzler4879 and 6 other people have particularly liked this photo


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NGC300
NGC300
Nice!
2 years ago.
Pam J
Pam J
Beautiful

That would be known in europe and UK as an African Marigold (Tagetes eracta). So as not to confuse it with the normal on.... Calendula... which has wonderful healing properties.
2 years ago.
Janet Brien has replied to Pam J
Thanks for the distinction! :)
2 years ago.
FMW51
FMW51
A very well done flowers photo!
2 years ago.
William Sutherland
William Sutherland
Gorgeous capture!
2 years ago.
Keith Burton
Keith Burton
Beautiful colour and textures in the flower..........and lovely light! Great job as always Janet!
2 years ago.
Jenny McIntyre
Jenny McIntyre
Yes that flower is great for deterring mosquitos too. Fantastic photo Janet. x
2 years ago.
John Lawrence
John Lawrence
Superb shot Janet!
2 years ago.
Blueman
Blueman
Great photography !
2 years ago.
Puzzler4879
Puzzler4879
Simply splendid once again, Janet!

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2 years ago.
Fizgig
Fizgig
Lovely creamy color! Beautiful warm tones, too... Nice shot!
2 years ago.
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2 years ago.
Puzzler4879
Puzzler4879


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2 years ago.
yokopakumayoko Francesco
yokopakumayoko Franc…
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2 years ago.
Rambonp
Rambonp
Superb !!!!!!!!!!!!
2 years ago.
p'titJo
p'titJo
Magnifique !
2 years ago.